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Lavender farm in land-use battle

The 90-acre Oregon Lavender Farm in Oregon City is caught in a land-use battle.

Fed chief supports scaling back bond purchases

The Federal Reserve's San Francisco chief spoke in Portland, saying that scaling back bond purchases this year and stopping them next year is the best course of action.

Food Alliance relaunches

The Food Alliance is relaunching after suspending operations in February. The group certifies sustainable agriculture and food handling.

Oregon Zoo expecting lion cubs

The Oregon Zoo is expecting lion cubs for the first time in several decades.

Treasurer proposes college scholarship plan

State Treasurer Ted Wheeler is proposing a first-of-its-kind college scholarship program considered risky by investment professionals.

News Corp sells Medford and Ashland newspapers

News Corp sold 33 publications, including Medford's Mail Tribune and Ashland's Daily Tidings.

TriMet releases Tickets app

TriMet released its new mobile ticketing app that works for buses and trains systemwide. It was developed by Portland startup GlobeSherpa.